This is the World Asthma Day 2017 Webinar recording. People with asthma can live normal lives if their asthma is managed properly. But low awareness, health systems challenges and inaccessible asthma care are among the major factors that contribute towards poor management of asthma, adding to avoidable emergency hospitalization at times too.
PANEL OF EXPERTS:
* Dr Kevin Mortimer, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK; and Honorary lecturer at the Malawi College of Medicine
* Prof Surya Kant, Head of Respiratory Medicine Department, King George's Medical University (KGMU) and National President of Indian Chest Society
* Chakatip Kiatduriyakul, finance expert from northern Thailand who will share her personal experience of living normally with asthma and managing it
(Moderator) Ashok Ramsarup, award-winning journalist & former Senior Producer, South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC), Durban, South Africa